Sierra Wireless Introduces a Compact 3G Wireless Gateway for Industrial, Enterprise, and Transportation Applications

  Sierra Wireless Introduces a Compact 3G Wireless Gateway for Industrial,
  Enterprise, and Transportation Applications

 AirLink® LS300 intelligent gateway is quick to deploy, simple to manage, and
               stands up for years in the harshest environments

Business Wire

VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- April 4, 2013

Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ: SWIR) (TSX: SW) today announced the launch of the
AirLink® LS300 intelligent gateway, the all-in-one successor to the
market-leading AirLink Raven line of rugged gateways.

AirLink Raven, Raven X, and Raven XE gateways have been successfully
integrated into a wide variety of M2M deployments, enabling customers to do
everything from monitoring soil conditions in vineyards or vibrations in
historic buildings, to managing SCADA equipment remotely, to delivering
messages to roadside traffic signs or photos from red light cameras. Building
on a proven 20-year track record of over one million deployed AirLink devices,
the next-generation AirLink LS300 gateway provides all the benefits customers
have come to rely on in the AirLink product line, including best-in-class
network connectivity, rugged military-spec design and ALEOS™ embedded

The AirLink LS300 combines the capabilities of the three previous AirLink
gateways into one, with multiple interfaces (Ethernet, Serial, USB), and GPS
location tracking to support a range of industrial, enterprise, and
transportation applications. A free trial of AirVantage™ Management Service is
included to make the deployment and management of the gateways simple and easy
to scale. At 3 x 3.5 x 1.0 inches (76 mm x 90 mm x 25 mm) the gateway is about
the size of a compact camera, which makes it practical to install in enclosed
spaces like vehicles and vending machines.

“Our customers depend on AirLink gateways to quickly and reliably get their
M2M deployments up and running,” said Emmanuel Walckenaer, Senior Vice
President, Solutions and Services at Sierra Wireless. “The AirLink LS300
advances the product line even further, with feature improvements that make it
flexible to use, as well as management capabilities that make them remarkably
easy to configure and deploy. At the same time, we have retained the
ruggedness and fail-safe connectivity that our customers expect and appreciate
in their AirLink products.”

The AirLink LS300 comes with an intelligent set of configurable options that
ensure it connects with equipment out of the box. Customers can set up their
own security, networking, and routing parameters, activate GPS location
tracking and generate reports without any programming. On board custom logic
can also be added to the AirLink LS300 gateway using the ALEOS Application
Framework to collect and analyze additional information from connected
equipment, send the data to the AirVantage Enterprise Platform, and quickly
build M2M applications using web-friendly APIs.

A free 30-day trial of Sierra Wireless AirVantage™ Management Service is
included with every AirLink LS300 gateway to remotely configure, deploy, and
monitor any size deployment. With AirVantage, customers can update firmware
over-the-air, monitor the health of their AirLink gateways, and set up alerts
for mission critical applications. This makes deployments of AirLink LS300
gateways quick, efficient, and scalable.

The AirLink LS300 is now available for the US and European markets. For more
information about the Sierra Wireless AirLink LS300, please visit or view our video. To contact the Sierra
Wireless Sales Desk, call +1 (604) 232-1488 or visit

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About Sierra Wireless

Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ: SWIR) (TSX: SW) offers industry-leading products and
solutions for connected devices and machine-to-machine (M2M) communications
over cellular networks. Wireless service providers, equipment manufacturers,
enterprises and government organizations around the world depend on us for
reliable wireless technology. We offer 2G, 3G and 4G wireless modems, routers
and gateways as well as a comprehensive suite of software, tools, and services
that ensure our customers can successfully bring wireless applications to
market. For more information about Sierra Wireless, visit

“AirLink,” “ALEOS,” and “AirVantage” are trademarks of Sierra Wireless. Other
product or service names mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their
respective owners.

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